Home Visit Project Featured in New York Times

Current Events & News, Home Visit Project, Parent & Family Engagement, Teachers & Principals | 08/26/2019

Stand for Children Texas

The positive effects of home visits are being noticed in communities across the country, as The New York Times highlighted in their recent article about how even for students as young as pre-K, the benefits can be profound. 

Stacey Vanhoy, Dallas Director of Stand for Children Texas, was featured in the article explaining her team’s experience working with educators in Dallas Independent School District and the specific results they’ve witnessed. 

According to Stacey Vanhoy, the Dallas director of Stand for Children, 72 percent reported that attendance had increased either somewhat or greatly as a result of the home visits, and 70 percent said that parent-family engagement greatly improved. Most of the visits were with children in pre-K through fifth grade, Ms. Vanhoy said.

Read the full article here. 

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